Tag Archives: Taliban

AUSTRALIAN SPOOKS HUNT DOWN DIGGER’S KILLER

Thursday October 3 2013 – Elite Australian super spies made the breakthrough that led to the capture of a fugitive Taliban “sleeper” wanted for murdering three Diggers in a cold-blooded ambush. Rogue Afghan soldier Sergeant Hekmatullah may face the death … Continue reading

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DEFENCE ANNOUNCES END TO COMBAT DUTIES IN AFGHANISTAN – Tuesday August 13 2013

– Australia’s elite special forces will help train afghan counterparts next year but will not carry out raids against the Taliban – effectively bringing to an end Australian combat duties. Defence announced yesterday that Australia had struck an agreement with … Continue reading

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HEROES FORGED IN THE HELL OF BATTLE – Friday May 10 2013

– “It was tense, hot and arduous…kill or be killed.” For sniper team leader Sergeant Garry Robinson – a veteran on his third deployment to Afghanistan – it was the most intense fighting he had experienced. The commandos were surrounded … Continue reading

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COMBAT IS OVER AND OUT FOR HARRY – Sunday January 27 2013

– Prince Harry is unlikely to return to Afghanistan for a third tour of duty, with his squadron not due for further frontline action before the British pull out troops from Afghanistan in 2014. Harry, known as Captain Wales in … Continue reading

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SOLDIERS WOUNDED IN SHOOTOUT – Wednesday January 23 2013

– Three Australian Special Forces soldiers have been wounded in a shootout with Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan, with two needing to be flown to Australia for treatment. The soldiers from the Special Operations Task Group, which included the SAS regiment … Continue reading

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PSO WANNABE LINKED TO ARMS DEALER – Friday January 11 2013

– An international fugitive who worked with the world’s most infamous arms trafficker has been arrested in Melbourne after applying to be a protective services officer. Federal and state police swooped on Richard Chichakli in Melbourne on Thursday after the … Continue reading

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AUSSIE DREAM LOST IN AN INSTANT – Thursday December 27 2012

– Raza Hussain escaped the Taliban and endured an asylum boat tragedy to celebrate his first “Aussie-style” Christmas this year with his wife and young family. But the devoted father of five’s cherished new life ended abruptly when his taxi … Continue reading

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HOW BIG IS THIS ISLAMIC MINORITY? – Monday September 17 2012

– When Victoria Police announced a series of raids of properties across Melbourne last week and the discovery of extremist terror-related documents, I imagine few thought of Buddhists. Like most religions, Buddhist and terror don’t go hand in hand. Neither … Continue reading

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